business of shipping


Sunday, October 3, 2021
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Finance

Despite Persistent Shipping Challenges U.S. Factory Growth Advances to Four-Month High

By Reade Pickert (Bloomberg) –A measure of U.S. manufacturing expanded in September at the fastest pace in four months, bolstered by robust demand

October 3, 2021
Total Views: 1017

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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Maritime News

Business of Shipping: Considerations When Vetting a Tank Vessels to Charter

By Ira Breskin – A tanker charterer should carefully vet a nominated vessel by conducting prudent risk assessments to reduce liability. In fact, it is

September 16, 2020
Total Views: 206

Monday, April 13, 2020
oil tanker
Maritime News

Business of Shipping: What’s Happening with VLCC Storage?

By Ira Breskin – Moderate production cuts announced Sunday by the world’s major crude oil producers should reduce what has been the critical need for

April 13, 2020
Total Views: 209

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
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Maritime News

Business of Shipping: Container Shipping Well-Positioned to Withstand COVID-19 Downturn

By Ira Breskin – The world’s container shipping industry is well-positioned to withstand the COVID-19 -induced downtown, say industry experts. Speakers

March 25, 2020
Total Views: 59

Monday, February 24, 2020
Maritime News

Business of Shipping: The LNG Bunkering Era is Here

By Ira Breskin – The Liquid Natural Gas bunkering era is here. That’s the loud and clear message sent last week at the LNG for 2020:  Fueling

February 24, 2020
Total Views: 221

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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Maritime News

Business of Shipping: Incident Prompts U.S. Coast Guard to Refocus on Cyber Security

By Ira Breskin – NEW YORK –The local Coast Guard unit now is implementing critical lessons learned from a recently completed turbocharged cybersecurity

October 15, 2019
Total Views: 94

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
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Maritime News

Business of Shipping: Improved Infrastructure Leads to Upswing at Port of New York and New Jersey

By Ira Breskin – The Port of New York and New Jersey is enjoying an upswing. That’s the message speakers delivered at the recent 19th annual Port

October 9, 2019
Total Views: 42

Friday, September 6, 2019
Maritime News

Business of Shipping: Trade Dispute Helps Lift Volumes at Ontario’s Port of Thunder Bay

By Ira Breskin THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO– The deepwater port here will modestly increase volume this year by offering shippers attractive transit options for

September 6, 2019
Total Views: 25

Thursday, July 11, 2019
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Maritime News

Business of Shipping: Simple Rules for Attracting Investors for Public Shipping Firms

By Ira Breskin – Veteran investment banker Brian Friedman, president, Jefferies Financial Group, recently explained the simple rules executives of

July 11, 2019
Total Views: 42

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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Maritime News

Business of Shipping: Smooth Sailing Ahead for Jones Act Operators

By Ira Breskin (Business of Shipping) – It should be smooth sailing for the foreseeable future for operators of large Jones Act vessels, speakers said

June 26, 2019
Total Views: 26

Monday, June 10, 2019
Nor-Shipping 2019 Opening Ceremony at the Oslo City Hall
Maritime News

Business of Shipping – Nor-Shipping 2019

By Ira Breskin in Oslo, Norway – Executives from maritime industry service providers interviewed at the Nor-Shipping conference in Oslo last week

June 10, 2019
Total Views: 13

Monday, May 6, 2019
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Maritime News

Business of Shipping: Maritime Industry Technology Accelerators

By Ira Breskin – The staid maritime industry now boasts several technology accelerators, with more likely to follow. The accelerator name is

May 6, 2019
Total Views: 53

Thursday, March 21, 2019
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Maritime News

Business of Shipping: China’s Claims in South China Sea Could Impact Commercial Shipping

By Ira Breskin – The maritime territorial dispute between China and many of its neighbors, as well as the United States, has major negative, long-term

March 21, 2019
Total Views: 28

Monday, February 11, 2019
Maritime News

Business of Shipping: Risks and Challenges of Autonomous Shipping

The Business of Shipping is new column from Ira Breskin, senior lecturer at SUNY Maritime College in the Bronx, NY and author of The Business of Shipping (9th

February 11, 2019
Total Views: 112

Sunday, January 20, 2019
Blog

Business of Shipping: Soo Locks’ Long-Awaited Upgrade

The Business of Shipping is new column from Ira Breskin, senior lecturer at SUNY Maritime College in the Bronx, NY and author of The Business of Shipping (9th

January 20, 2019
Total Views: 56